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Oct 18, 2012 8:00pm EDT
or anywhere in the united states and all they need is a computer and an internet connection with an auto dialer company and the auto dialer company then has a connection to carriers and the telephone network or. the auto dialer -- the lead generator is just trying to find people for these products or services for these rachel calls so they are just going to blast out calls. some of these lead generators are calling the phone book and going sequentially through numbers and looking for bodies a lot like e-mail spam because the costs are so much low for now. the startup costs are lower, almost zero as brett mentioned earlier. you can get dialing in a few hours and you don't need a pbx. you don't need lots of copper line and he don't even need a phone. you just need your computer and internet connection, so they will send out these calls going through an auto dialer which will put them into the telephone network and they will go out all over the country. and a very small percentage of people and up answering them in listening to the message and the message will be like one you may have heard
CSPAN
Oct 19, 2012 8:00pm EDT
my life to continue that work is your united states senator. >> moderator: thank you. we hope this debate has subfolders as they ponder their decision and a selection only urge you to vote on election day. what you think our candidates, chris murphy and linda mcmahon and our reporter panel, al terzi, dennis house, keisha grant and mark davis if i could have your attention,e program on manufacturing society in the 21st century here at the institute. i welcome you on behalf of the institute both in the audience and those viewing remotely. i wanted to ask our president, walter isaacson, just to say a few words. it's always dangerous when your boss knows as much or more about the subject matter. >> that is definitely not true and that is why it is a pleasure to have tom here at the aspen institute because the one thing we do know about the issue of manufacturing is how important it is to america's economy and how ridiculous it is to try to think of a great economy that doesn't always have a healthy manufacturing sector. and so, when we were looking at the aspen institute and all t
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 8:30pm EDT
of the united states. you add those three elements together, and you get the obama hate machine. so i'd just like to say a little bit about each of those elements and open it up for questions until c-span tells us the cameras are turned off. and let's start at those directed against obama. i think criticism of obama -- [inaudible] and every day in front of the white house on pennsylvania avenue there's a crowd of people protesting something, you know? and i love that, i really do. i always make a point of checking out what they're there for, what the issue of the day is. it's a very healthy part of our democracy. and criticism of presidents, of course, has been around for a long time. if you want to go back to the ugliest presidential campaign in history, you could probably go back to 800 and john adams -- 1800 and john adams and thomas jefferson. particularly the followers against each other. so, um, but with president obama it's been attacks not on his policies so much as on him as a person. and we haven't seen that, i don't believe -- and i went back and did a lot of research in president
CSPAN
Oct 17, 2012 8:00pm EDT
and we must consider rush are number one enemy. number three it angers and alienates the united states and number four increasing the eighth against turkey whose aragon regime is backing the rebels. why is russia doing this? n there is continued disunity in the ranks of the rebels although as of this morning reportedly there is another chance they say to unify. they hopefully moscow won't be able to oust aside a number to the u.s. and turkey as of yet have not been willing to extend their syrian brother of however turkish prime minister erdogan is his strong and continues to be provoked by syrian shelling the influx of refugees he may take action. this is why in recent baseball in the shelling in turkeys horsing down of syrian jet flight from moscow to damascus russia has tried to -- by increasing the supply of national gas to turkey to maintain good relations between russia and turkey despite what's happening in syria. conclusion, moscow is taking a major middle east gamble with his policy in syria. at the gamble fails, and i think it will, hopefully if the u.s. gets them little more
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 8:30pm EDT
to the united states given a zero corporate tax rate environment. are you hearing these things from these other two guys? no, not even remotely close. they're arguing over who's going to spend more money on medicare. romney says he wants to balance the federal budget, but that he wants to increase spending for the military. well, it doesn't add up. and if we want to believe in the things that these guys are saying, then i guess we belief in the easter bunny and santa claus and by extension the tooth fairy and, steve, i don't think thai coming. >> host: gary johnson is with us, and want to remind viewers we'll a add a fourth line this morning for third-party voters, 202-585-3883 is your line, and we'll get to your calls in just a couple moments. at this point, um, governor johnson, what's the strategy for the rest of the election? where are you focusing most of your time and attention right now? >> guest: oh, right now there's a lot of attention that's being drawn to what it is that i am saying. i'm being recognized now for being at 6% nationally. um, i'll just ask you an obvious question here t
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 8:00pm EDT
department and ultimately the president of the united states and the security means nobody is ever held responsible in any company. he wouldn't know who made the decision not to send troops and anyone working for a government overseas needs to have our full protection and care of government behind them. that is an abject failure, i hear you speaking about it and addressing it. >> guest: mitt romney commented yesterday that this is part of his foreign policy speech that he laid out in virginia. >> host: let's play the clip now. >> they are expressions of a larger struggle that is playing out across the middle east, a region that is now in the midst of the most profound of people in a century. in the fall onto this trouble can be seen clearly in benghazi itself. the attack on our conflict they are on september 11, 2012, was likely the work of forces affiliated with those that attacked our homeland on september 11, 2001. this latest assault can be blamed on the reprehensible video. despite the administration's attempts to convince us of that for so long. the administration has finally conc
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 8:00pm EDT
, particularly in the united states where we think there are some messages that are not sufficiently understood. and that's what, i hope, you will be hearing throughout the day today. and the messages at this event are focused on four issues; u.s. competitiveness, the future of jobs, economic growth -- which is tied, of course, to the first two -- and then the revival of our cities with detroit as case study number one. we are very proud to be in detroit because we see it as a great city that has incredible potential that we would just love to help participate in that dialogue to help move that process forward a little faster. but what we really want to do is change the dialogue about how the world thinks about technology. because we really don't think it is understood or appreciated how rapidly the entire landscape is shifting because of tech. i mean, today apple's literally announcing the next iphone. that's cool, but that's just the most obvious example of things that continue to move at astonishing speed, and there's developments literally everywhere you look. and we don't think leaders gen
CSPAN
Oct 22, 2012 8:30pm EDT
out that simple sole bowls was not adopted by even the float united states, was not deposit by the senate, and they brave 38 were left holding the bag. the biggest reason i'm not in favor of simpson-bowles is because it embraces obamacare. i think obamacare is a horrible disaster financially to this country. >> i'd like to respond. i think one of the -- the main reason that joe doesn't embrace simpson-bowles is because it recognizes we need additional revenue in this country, not just cutting different programs, whether it's big bird and sesame street or some transportation projects or those kinds of things. you have to have both sides of the ledger. you have to look at both things. the revenue and the expense. if we want to make a dent in our debt. and it's just wishful thinking on his part to say, let's just keep these tax cuts that generally benefit the wealthiest people in the country, without -- and just keep those going forever and let just start cutting things. that's not -- we need the services that we have, whether it's fire grants or education, building schools, tr
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 8:00pm EDT
lady of the united states and more recently as a united states senator from the state of new york. she not only has the highest approval rating of any member of the u.s. cabinet, she has as well topped the gallup poll for 16 years as the most admired woman in the world, besting the previous record of eleanor roosevelt who held the title for only 13 years. as america continues to engage in north africa, we are extremely fortunate to be served by a public servant who is engaged in these challenges day in and day out, who cares deeply about the issues and how they affect americans interest and who believes in an even brighter future for the people of the middle east. please join me in welcoming the secretary of state, the honorable hillary rodham clinton. [applause] >> thank you. [applause] thank you all. thank you very much, and a special word of thanks to a friend and someone whom i admire greatly, general scowcroft. his many years of distinguished service to our country is a great tribute in every aspect -- in every respect. thanks also to john alterman john alterman and csis for hosti
CSPAN
Oct 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the united states over and over again. it's a value clarin, value transparency straight reporting. it's the value of collateral a thing and marketing positions and so forth. so given the very highest level agreement, we were tempter every country's individual regulatory regimes to legislative processes. one of the challenge is frankly the mismatch and timing. dodd-frank was pastor for anywhere in the world. the japanese are the closest behind us and we set about to do as congress has directed us to implement the regulatory regime. regulators are working together extremely well. it's a huge component of our job to try to coordinate and collaborate to the greatest extent possible, understanding we have different underlying legal regimes in different underlying processes. to give you specific examples, chairman gensler from the cftc and i have cohosted to very detailed working sessions with principal regulators of derivatives markets around the world in the past year. all have our next session in early november. we're trying to work through the details about a regulatory regime looks lik
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
tonight a candidate for the united states senate. but that american dream is in peril. it is in peril for my son and daughter and our children and grandchildren across the land and we need to make a change. now, if you think things are just fine, that things are okay here in new jersey and across the land, well then you will choose my opponent again. but if you think that unemployment doubling -- juggling under his watch, the deficit is quadrupling, our national debt doubling is unacceptable, then you're going to make a change and you'll choose me. i believe in america and they believe that we can do better. >> moderator: senator menendez. menendez: goodies and a thank you toward debate sponsors. i'm pleased to be here with senator kyrillos. my life has taught me who i stand up for anyway stand up to in the united states senate. not many united states senators grew up in a tannic, but i did. my family returned to get us into the middle-class, white paid good jobs and to make sure women enjoy equal pay for equal work. early in my career, i raised my life testifying against a corrupt lo
CSPAN
Oct 16, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the repeal of "don't ask don't tell" policy in the united states military and many would like to repeal the defense of marriage act. give me your opinion of "don't ask don't tell" and the defense of marriage act. tarkanian: first of all i have at the crack to misrepresentation my opponent made. the medium income people in our state, they are unemployed and they don't have a job at all. if you care so much about those people he wouldn't have doubled the car registration tax which is put an additional burden on them. with respect to the "don't ask don't tell" policy of believe it should be left up to the military to determine how best to run the military and i would support that completely. with respect to the defense of marriage act i believe there should be a state issue to determine the law they want to have for those dates. >> senator horsford? horsford: i support marriage equality for all people and i also agree with the repeal of "don't ask don't tell." my opponent just talked about it again. these people meddling come on, how about we represent every nevada and, every person in the
CSPAN
Oct 23, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to be president of the united states. that's a huge responsibility. so that's why they not only pick people who won't be intimidated. they pick people with great judgment. >> i moderated a discussion or debate between justice scalia and justice bryer once, and i prepared 25-30 questions, similarly -- >> they ignored you. >> i got two questions out in an hour and a half. they were -- at it at bit like your observation, candy. they were going in a way that the audience was -- would rather have listened to them than my questions, i'm sure. so it's a judgment call in those instances. you let them go if they're on topic and talking about things. >> make sure they're not off topic. the exchange about what in your bank account and have you looked. yours is bigger than mine. my brain is going, oh! [laughter] okay. >> moving along. >> wasn't until i watch that later i saw the president pause and smile and say, i got say it. he came armed with it. >> absolutely, he tide. >> what were your observations about last night's debate? >> glad it's over. happy the debate season it over. i thought -- you know, it
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 8:30pm EDT
independent, bipartisan members of the united states congress, and that's where i think we've had thoughtful, independent leadership in the 10th district for the last 30 some odd years. that's what i told the 10th district i would be, and that's exactly what i've done -- >> moderator: and, brad schneider, you've been on the show twice before, and you said you were, quote, progressive. lately you've been describing yourself as a moderate. what are you? schneider: i said a pragmatic proyes, sirrive on -- progressive. i'm 100% supportive of women's rights, the right of a woman to make her own choice. on rights of equality, i support marriage equality, i support the opportunity for everyone to be able to have security in their employment whether they're straight or gay or lesbian. i believe that we should have repealed don't ask, don't tell. and these are real differences between me and my opponent who is not 100% pro-choice, who has voted to, um, or wanted to delay the repeal of don't ask, don't tell. >> moderator: you've raised a series of important things. a real quick response from congressm
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
listened to women and political talk radio in the united states of america. she is a regular fox news contributor and the principal substitute host on the o'reilly factor. she is the number one "new york times" best-selling author of five books, including the obama diaries, shut up and sing and of course her current new smash hit that you must buy if you haven't already, and the icing, america's cultural decline from muffin tops to body shots. irrepressible come extraordinary, laura ingraham. [cheers and applause] ♪ >> thank you, everybody. how are you? chris plante is awesome. i love him. he's a great guy, great radio host and a washington d.c. institution and i'm delighted. i feel like i'm here amongst a lot of friends. and an incredible, beautiful environment and also in an interesting election season to say the least. our first award for the evening -- before we get to that, i have to start it was a joke. can i start out with a joke? joe biden. sorry, that's the joke. [applause] followed by another joke, nancy pelosi. sorry. as an ardent practicing catholic. sorry. i was told by
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 8:00pm EDT
was, study done by ernst & young, said it would cost about 710,000 jobs in the united states if in fact those taxes were to go up. i mean i agree with president obama two years ago when he said that when you are in difficult economic times, it's the worst time to raise taxes on anyone. especially the people that you are expecting to hire to be the job creators. these are people that are earning money and these are people who are investing. talk about taxing the rich, the warren buffett's those folks aren't going to be touched a bit by this because these are taxes on earned income, not passive income. >> moderator: are there any taxes you would consider increasing? congressman boswell mentioned the gas tax. latham: i don't think in the middle of a difficult time when people are struggling to find jobs and small businesses are having a real difficulty trying to create jobs and invest in this economy, i think it's the very a very wrong time to raise taxes on anyone at this point. boswell: you have signed the far right commitment that you would not raise any taxes and i don't kno
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 8:00pm EDT
if need be. and lastly, the president of the united states has led with a steady hand and clear vision. governor romney the opposite. the last thing we need now is another war. >> moderator: congressman ryan. ryan: we mourn the loss of these four americans who were murdered. when you take a look at what has happened just in the last few weeks, they sent the u.n. ambassador to say that this was because of a protest in a youtube video. it took the president two weeks to acknowledge that this was a terrorist attack. he went to the u.n., and in his speech at the u.n. he said six times he talked about the youtube video. look, if we're hit by terrorists, we're going to call it for what it is, a terrorist attack. our ambassador in paris has a marine detachment guarding him. shouldn't we have a marine detachment guarding our ambassador in benghazi, a place where we knew that there was an al-qaeda cell with arms? this is becoming more troubling by the day. they first blamed the youtube video, now they're trying to blame the rom ty -- romney/ryan ticket for making this an issue. and with respect
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
'm interested in international relation and international corporation or maybe stationed in the united states. has there been international corporation 0 to scare have funded the particular super pacs and has there been pronation -- like, certain countries have been, you know, a particular candidate like say a separate nation in the international realm have a particular interest for a particular candidate to be elected. >> [inaudible] >> the cayman islands. [laughter] >> two part, first i don't know the corporation are going to be super pacs to agree [inaudible] i think if you were to look at the super pac there's some money going in to them. i don't know it's as much as you suggest. i don't know citizens unitedded the degree of impact. i would recommend a -- [inaudible] who wrote a piece on the super pac actually the impact of citizens united in "the new york times" mag seen. it's a good thing. the second thing is we don't take money from foreign entities. st plainly stated in the literature. >> yep. yeah. no money from foreign nationals. >> yes question? >> yes. i had a quick question. we w
CSPAN
Oct 15, 2012 8:30pm EDT
to the united states supreme court he served over 34 years, the third longest tenure in american history. upon his retirement in 2010, the commentator argued convincingly that justice stevens was the greatest associate supreme court justice in american history. in light of the numerous and diverse areas of law in which his left in a profound mark. and in addition to the wisdom expressed in his opinions, his writing is a model of clarity and elegance and wait. -- whit. he inspires us to strive for a more perfect nation and to do so with a civility, decency and good humor that reflects the best of our profession and our humanity. i hope in some modest way our work at the center and that we will work together is for a safer america is worthy of justice stevens example and furthers his ideals and vision of the justice in american society. it is my honor to introduce a national charter, the honorable justice jon paul stevens. [applause] >> thank you very much. thank you for those kind remarks. this morning i was sad to read about senator specter's passing and i need to say a brief word about him. h
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 8:00pm EDT
with the problem? the answer, to me, has to be yes. rating agency, one downgraded the united states. it's inconceivable to me, at least, if we say august or perhaps a full 2013 and in the honeymoon period of the new administration, don't make real progress on the problems, that the rating agencies say, yeah, we're right, even in the best climate, new congress, everybody's being nice, they can't make progress, the poll sicks are so toxic they will not deal with the projects and downgrade us. we have to move in 2013 no matter what. you don't need recessions force us to move. it's irresponsible to have a recession. get past the cliff, extend the debt ceiling, and get to the fundamentals in the bargain that get rid of cliffs, we'll have a tax code, get rid of sequesters because we know what the spending plan will be. that's the best way to go. >> diane? >> so the way we got here, to the fiscal cliff, was a bunch of cans kept getting kicked down the road, and they all happened to land right in front of us now at the end of december. if you look at cbo's analysis of the fiscal cliff, you real
CSPAN
Oct 24, 2012 8:00pm EDT
is the former director of the illinois department of veterans affairs and former united states assistant secretary of veterans affairs. ms. duckworth previously ran for conversate 2006 and she also served in the iraq war receiving a purple heart and remains a lieutenant colonel in the illinois national guard. congressman joe walsh republican who was first elected to the u.s. house of representatives in 2010. prior to his election in congress mr. walsh worked with high school dropouts in chicago and later taught american history and government at community colleges in the area. we thank you both for being here and welcome to chicago tonight. as i mentioned this race has had its share of tense encounters women to have you been brought together. there have been some fireworks and it also has the dubious distinction of having made to let it go's 10 nastiest congressional races in the country but to start on a congenial note, i would like to ask each of you to say something that you respect and admire about your opponent that makes them worthy to be in political office. tammy duckworth. duckw
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